United States

U.S. Wins 50 Awards at International Olive Oil Competition

American olive oil producers had their best showing yet at the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition.

Olive Farming Seen as a Promising Alternative to Ailing Citrus Industry in Florida

As citrus greening disease shows no sign of abating, some Florida farmers venture into growing olives on fields that have only known oranges.
Special Report

EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan

A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.

Slowdown in North American Olive Oil Imports

Olive oil imports into the crucial North American market have slipped, according to the International Olive Council.
Olive Oil Times Special

U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports

The United States took in 40 percent of global olive oil imports in the first six months of this season, according to recent IOC figures.

Olive Oil Quality: Whither the US?

January 2012 is likely to be remembered as a watershed month in the US olive oil industry. It seems that at long last, we can glimpse a light at the end of the tunnel.
Special Report

Stephen Mandia, Sovena USA

Steve Mandia founded the East Coast Olive Oil Corporation in 1991 and guided its growth to become one of the largest olive oil importers in the United States.

New U.S. Olive Oil Standards in Effect Today

Producers who choose to label their product "US Extra Virgin Olive Oil" may now begin the process of having it inspected and certified by the USDA.